"Asiae Nova Desc.", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo
Color: Black & White
4.3 x 3.3 inches
10.9 x 8.4 cm
Fine miniature map from this plagiarized Italian version of Ortelius' pocket atlas. The map is a reduced version of Ortelius' important map of Asia with its distinctive 'kite-shaped' Japan. Italian text below and on verso. Published by Pietro Marchetti.
Light soil in margins.